meet the team

Our pastors and staff are here to serve you! feel free to send them a email or follow them on social media. The goal of the Parkview team is to be accessible to you!

Rev. chris & denise dito

lead pastors 

Rev. Chris Dito is an ordained minister who has been privileged to be a friend, mentor and Pastor to people from all walks of life. Chris felt the call of God on his life at 12 years old. He  comes from a rich Pentecostal heritage that dates back two generations to 1910. He is  passionate for preaching the uncompromised Word of God, under the anointing of the Holy Spirit. Under his ministry, thousands have come to salvation through Jesus Christ . Pastor Chris has experienced first hand what the transformational  power of The Holy Spirit can do in a surrendered life. Chris enjoys cooking, coffee, hockey and most of all working with people to help them reach their God-ordained purposes through Christ. Rev. Dito serves as The  Delaware State Coordinator for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and he also serves on the Board of Trustees for Wilmington Christian School.

Assistant Pastor-Denise Dito

Denise has been a Pediatric Physical Therapist for over 25 years. She has a passion for women and children to grow in their spiritual life with the Lord and discover their God-given potential. Her desire is for future generations to come to know Christ. Denise has worked alongside her husband in many aspects of ministry and church administration. She is the PennDel Women of Purpose Coordinator for Delaware. She enjoys teaching and serving in Women’s Ministry. She loves intercessory prayer. Denise oversees all areas of Children’s ministry. Her ministry philosophy is for children to learn and understand the Word of God on their developmental level, know Jesus, grow as a believer and share the love of Christ with others. Her therapy background has enabled her to accommodate children with special needs within our kids church.   

Pastor Chris and Denise have one daughter, Dania. She attends a Christian school, loves Christian music, runs track, is passionate about Volleyball, and shares her love and commitment for Jesus Christ with others.

Pastor George Valco

Assistant pastor

After 48 years of full-time ministry, including 22 years as Lead Pastor of Calvary Temple in Philadelphia and five years as staff pastor at Citylife Church,  pastor  Valco has transitioned to the ministry of Assistant Pastor of discipleship and pastoral care here at Parkview. It was here in Newark Teen Challenge that pastor Valco first felt the call to preach the gospel. He grew up in South Philly and came to Christ as a teenager at Teen Challenge. He has been married to Ruth for over 45 years; they have two adult children  and two grandchildren, who Pastor George says are the joy of his life. His greatest passion is to communicate God’s Word and lead others to transformation in Christ.

Favorite Food:

I connected with many cultures and enjoyed many cuisines during the ten years I spent living in New York City . . . Greek and Colombian foods are my favorites. 

Favorite Book:

The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Alfred Edersheim

Life Motto:

“To know Him by the Spirit and by the Spirit to make Him known.”  

Favorite Sport:

Baseball. I became a dedicated Yankees fan while living in New York City, but I still root for the Phillies, too.

Favorite Movie/TV Show:


Fun Fact: 

My first-time sport fishing I caught a 140-pound striped marlin.


Worship Director

Jeremy grew up in church his whole life and gave his life to Christ at age 15. Later that year he was water baptized. In the years following he began to feel the call of God on his life for worship ministry. He then enrolled, was accepted, and graduated from the University of Valley Forge with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Worship Leading. Jeremy’s passion is flowing with the Holy Spirit during worship and chasing after his presence.

Rev. C.J. Fussell

Youth Pastor

Pastor C. J. Fussell- Pastor C.J. has been in Student Ministries for the last 10 years. He got saved at the age of 15 and filled with the Holy Spirit at the age of 18. He felt the call to youth ministry after getting saved and knew that God had called him to help teenagers come to know Jesus and walk in the purpose He has for their lives. He and his wife Bethany met in bible college, and both graduated with a Bachelor of Ministry from InCharacter School of Ministry. They were married in 2018 and have been serving in ministry together since then. He and Bethany have a dog named Brooke whom they love dearly.  Pastor C.J. loves sports, video games, and board games. His biggest passion is seeing teens have encounters with Jesus and learning the Word of God.

Bethany Fussell

Kids Church Coordinator

Bethany Fussell has been married to Pastor C.J. since 2018, and has been involved in ministry in some capacity since 2012. She graduated from InCharacter School of Ministry with a Bachelors in Creative Arts Ministry. Her passions are seeing children and teens on fire for God. She enjoys being creative, artsy, and using her talents for the Lord. Some of her hobbies include gaming, technology, and throwing down in the kitchen!